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independent appeal. islamic in our short discussion we talk about religion. what do you say to people that think republicans are fundamental christians that are out of touch in society? >> being a graduate student in religious studies i have a lot to say about that in this book and we find the most offensive characterization of republicans or any group of people to call christians or the christian right fanatics or extremists. i think that we go through a lot of statistics about how christian republicans are. on the christians from the left sometimes from the media come sometimes from hollywood, because it almost comes off feeling scared like they are frightened if you talk about intelligent design and which is basically evolution with god, it's almost like why are you taking my science a way? the science estes' there. it's absolutely there. it feels a little threatened and i don't understand what is so threatening were dangerous about the churchgoer. it's a religious country in the religious world. it's a 198% of the world's population crazy as really out of touch and a lot of time s
religious does not just mean that you be religious on sundays. we have privatized religion to such a great extent here. some of us may be obsessed about this issue. we talk about freedom and religious freedom and conscience -- my sense is most of america has no idea what we are talking about. i think we have different senses of what freedom is. maybe freedom means increased access to contraception. how do we get a common vocabulary again? >> that is a great question. on the freedom of conscience and religious liberty, that was about a year ago as well, i think the left really feared that percolating. that is why they turned into an argument about contraception. i have to out fear your fear. i have to out celebrity your liberty. -- out-liberty your liberty. if we start each sentence with a question -- is it fair that the government, and then fill in the blank with anything you want. worshipu you can't your god. else you that you can't send your kid to a better school. is it fair that the government tells you that you can't run that business? basically, it is what they do without saying it.
of religious beliefs. so why would you choose scientology? perhaps the most stigmatized religion in this country. >> what do you think it does for people? that's the thing i can't get to the bottom of. what does it give people? >> at the beginning level when you go in and get auditing which is their form of therapy, a lot of people feel like they are helped. that's what draws people in. they ask what is ruining your life? what is your ruin? if you say, well, it's my relationship or my profession or something, they say we have something that can help you. and sometimes that's true. >> is recruiting celebrities -- they have this celebrity center in hollywood. was that a conscious effort by the church and is that for pr reasons? >> absolutely. these are product endorsements. the church of scientology was created in los angeles. the celebrity center in hollywood, all of it with the design to take over the entertainment industry. there were people that they were actively recruiting. they were always looking for that efigure that would be a prominent member of the entertainment industr
. we have privatized religion to such a great extent here. some of us may be obsessed about this issue. we talk about freedom and religious freedom and conscience -- my sense is most of america has no idea what we are talking about. i think we have different senses of what freedom is. maybe freedom means increased access to contraception. how do we get a common vocabulary again? >> that is a great question. on the freedom of conscience and religious liberty, that was about a year ago as well, i think the left really feared that percolating. that is why they turned into an argument about contraception. i have to out-fear your fear. i have to out-liberty your liberty. if we start each sentence with a question -- is it fair that the government, and then fill in the blank with anything you want. tells you you can't worship your god. else you that you can't send your kid to a better school. is it fair that the government tells you that you can't run that business? basically, it is what they do without saying it. i think that should be a common language. start with a solution. we have this t
claimed to be agnostic. there was one episode about religion but it wasn't like a water cooler topic or anything. >> when he went off like this. he then regretted it and said he wished he hadn't. but what he did, did you try to reach out to him? >> no, because i knew when i did -- you know, the amount of people coming at me, i knew i probably wouldn't get through and i didn't want to be that guy hey, man, now that that happened i'm calling. well, why didn't you call before that? you know what i'm saying? he's a terrific kid and this feels temporary. this doesn't feel like a jonestown meltdown. >> let's talk more meltdowns. lindsay lohan who you gave $100,000 to. >> cheers. designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. itbut sleep train's huge foyear eends sunday. salels, get beautyrest, posturepedic, even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. save even more on floor samples, demonstrators, and closeout inventory. plus, free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal
, for example, on a base and there are multiple religions who want to use that chapel or sacred space then there should be no permanent religious symbol on the extearer or interor because it's used by others. and i would say not because i would like everyone to have lots of different views and-- but no, it's to protect the constitution, which is the government should not establish one religion over another, in this case, i think it's a good thing. if there are many different religious beliefs represented they should not establish one over the other. >> ainsley: what building is this? isn't it a chapel? >> they could use that sacred space for different groups. if you have a cross outside of the chapel used by many different religious groups, including jewish and muslim then you're saying this is just for christians. >> is the answer not to remove the cross, to have the inclusion of all religious symbols there, how difficult would that be. >> the policy is that there's no permanent symbols and then once the religious service is going on, put up crosses, crucifixes, whatever religious sy
and state governments to discriminate based on color, sex, or religion. dr. king's mission brought him to selma, alabama in 1965. he attempted to lead a march to the state's capitol, but mob and police violence forced them to stop. that day became known as bloody sunday. >> somewhere i read of the freedom of speech. somewhere i read of the freedom of press. somewhere i read that the greatness of america is the right to protest for rights. >> mike: dr. king protested until the day he died by an assassin's bullet in memphis. his voice may have been silenced, but his message lives on 45 years later. joining us now from atlanta is dr. martin luther king, jr.'s niece, my good friend alvita king. >> hello, governor huckabee. it's good to be here and to the audience, hello. >> mike: well, you know, when i hear the words of your uncle, i am deeply, emotionally moved because i remember in my lifetime i've seen this incredible change in our country because of his dream and his willingness to put his life on the line to see it happen. as a member of the family, i want you to speak to, as you see
it illegal for federal and state governments to discriminate based on color, sex, or religion. dr. king's mission brought him to selma, alabama in 1965. he attempted to lead a march to the state's capitol, but mob and police violence forced them to stop. that day became known as bloody sunday. >> somewhere i read of the freedom of speech. somewhere i read of the freedom of press. somewhere i read that the greatness of america is the right to protest for rights. >> mike: dr. king protested until the day he died by an assassin's bullet in memphis. his voice may have been silenced, but his message lives on 45 years later. joining us now from atlanta is dr. martin luther king, jr.'s niece, my good friend alvita king. >> hello, governor huckabee. it's good to be here and to the audience, hello. >> mike: well, you know, when i hear the words of your uncle, i am deeply, emotionally moved because i remember in my lifetime i've seen this incredible change in our country because of his dream and his willingness to put his life on the line to see it happen. as a member of the family, i want you to
and its status as a religion under a microscope. wright focuses on the obsession with celebrity through writer/director paul hagus. he won two oscars for his film "crash." he left the church after his daughte daughter coming out as a lesbian made him take a hard look at scientology. >> it's horrible treatment these kids had. terrible. made to work so often and all day long, and these terrible conditions. [ bleep ] them for that. yeah, they should be taken down for that. >> reporter: in a statement, the church says it diligently followed and continues to follow all child labor laws in every state or country in which it operates. the church says complaints about children being forced to perform chores for long hours are unfounded. in wright's book, haggis found himself in trouble with the church when he crossed its biggest celebrity tom cruise, who worked for years to recruit director steven spielburg into the church, blaming him for foiling his efforts. the book delves into the relationship between cruise and the church's leaders. cruise was awarded t thed the f medal of valor. >> these
this guy anything. this is old. the sick act has gotten sick and charlie sheen immediately got religion because he wasn't bankable. when the kid becomes unbankable, that is when he will stop. don't hold your truth. >>shepard: charlie sheen came back ready to go. i saw him the other night and he seems to have cleaned himself up. maybe chris brown will find jesus. >> when they stop enabling him but i am not holding my breath. >>shepard: no breath holding here. thank you, fraser. someone tried to kill a grammy star in a drive by firing dozens of rounds at his rolls royce. he should have a rolls royce while he crashed in an apartment building when he tried to get were he and the passenger unhurt happened at 5:00 this morning, hours after he celebrated his 35th birthday in miami at a club. police do nut have any suspects. a wild snowmobile crash caught on camera you can see the guy, look here, and it gets weirder. stay close. hold on, prilosec isn't for fast relief. cue up alka-seltzer. it stops heartburn fast. ♪ oh what a relief it is! to compete on the global stage. what we need are peop
"going clear" the author puts scientology and its status aas a religion under a microscope. wright focuses on scientology's obsession with celebrity through its most famous defector, writer/director paul hagus. he won two oscars for "crash." he left the church after his daughters coming out as lesbian forced him to take a look at scientology, he discovered accounts on websites about children working for hours on end, this from nbc's "rock center." >> it's horrible treatment these kids had, terrible, they're made to work so often and all day long and these terrible conditions. [ bleep ] them for that. yeah, they should be taken down for that. >> reporter: in a statement the church says it diligently followed and continues to follow all child labor laws in every state or country in which it operates. the church says complaints about children being forced to perform chores for long hours are unfounded. haggis says he found himself in trouble with the church when he crossed its biggest celebrity, tom cruise, who had worked for years to recruit director steven spielberg into the church,
does not mean you believe -- e.b. religious on sunday are private. we have privatized religion to such a great extent. in some of us may be obsessed about this issue, but we talked about freedom and religious freedom and a conscience. my sense is most of america has no idea what we are talking about. we have different senses of what he freedom is. maybe it means increased access to contraception. how do we get a common vocabulary again? >> on the freedom of conscience and religious freedom -- religious liberty peas, i think the left feared that percolating which is what they turned it into an argument. i have to make it more here in now, one that affects more of my base voters. i think if we learn to start each sentence with a question which is, is it fair that the government -- fill in the blank with almost anything you want. take your money and taxes, tell you cannot worship your god. you cannot send your kids to a better school. is it fear the government tells you that you cannot run that business? is it fair that the government -- what they do without saying it -- i really
close. i think at one point h ecla clad to be agnostic. there was one episode about religion but it wasn't like a water cooler topic or anything. >> when he went off like this. he then regretted it and said he wished he hadn't. but what he did, did you try to reach out to him? >> no, because i knew when i did -- you know, the amount of people coming at me, i knew i probably wouldn't get through and i didn't want to be that guy hey, man, now that that happened i'm calling. well, why didn't you call before that? you know what i'm saying? he's a terrific kid and this feels temporary. this doesn't feel like a jonestown meltdown. >> let's talk more meltdowns. lindsay lohan who you gave $100,000 to. >> cheers. ever have a really cool dream? i'm having one right now. i don't want to be disturbed. and i won't. because before i went to sleep, i set this. now my iphone knows not to ring, unless it's important. 'cause disturbing this would just be .. wrong. good morning, turtle. ♪ my friends are all around me ♪ my friends, they do surround me ♪ ♪ i hope this never ends ♪ and we'll be the
episode about religion but it wasn't like a water cooler topic or anything. >> when he went off like this. he then regretted it and said he wished he hadn't. but what he did, did you try to reach out to him? >> no, because i knew when i did -- you know, the amount of people coming at me, i knew i probably wouldn't get through and i didn't want to be that guy hey, man, now that that happened i'm calling. well, why didn't you call before that? you know what i'm saying? he's a terrific kid and this feels temporary. this doesn't feel like a jonestown meltdown. >> let's talk more meltdowns. lindsay lohan who you gave $100,000 to. >> cheers. ♪ using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended aveeno has an oat formula, now proven to build a moisture reserve, so skin can replenish itself. that's healthy skin for life.
that differentiate us, make us unique, whether it be gender or race or religion, all of these things fall aside when you're there putting the mission first and selflessly serving as that member of a team. i can tell you from my own fi t firsthand experience as well as the many, many people i've had the honor of serving with, whether in training or in a deployed setting, those things are not what's crossing your mind when you're operating. >> should there be jobs that are not open to women? i mean are there some positions that really women cannot do? >> i don't think so. i think that really you have to look at what are the qualifications, what are the standards necessary for a specific job that are already in place and opening those doors to anyone who has volunteered to serve our country, if they meet those standards, that should be the setting. i think we've heard from john mccain, for example. his concern about making sure that the high physical fitness standards are kept, and i agree. i think in some of these jobs that do require a great amount of physical fitness, those standards should not be
? >> a million. >> so bieber is a religion of his own? >> i don't know how many beyonce has but she's got a lot of questions. did beyonce lip-sync? does it matter? what does it mean for her career? it's coming weeks before her blockbuster appearance at the super bowl. abc's cecilia vega has the story. >> reporter: she has one of music's most angelic voices. but for the first time, beyonce's nearly angelic image is taking a hit. ♪ say can you see >> reporter: all that positive post-inauguration buzz about this star-spangled serenade is now being overshadowed by questions over whether she did really belt it out live or lip-synched? >> she has to be concerned about her vocal cords. >> reporter: but if it was too cold for beyonce, why wasn't it also too cold for kelly clarkson? ♪ from every mountainside >> reporter: whose spokesperson said did sing live. in the past, some musical acts have pulled off faking it and had their careers survive. others, not so much. yo-yo ma admits he fudged his 2009 inaugural performance saying it was just too cold to play live. ♪ on a monday >> reporter: then, t
politics and religion and let the biggest controversy about the super bowl be something simple like whether beyonce is lip sinkifrp syncing the super bowl. should the super bowl be politicized? facebook me or tweet me. >>> we've got to stop being the stupid party. louisiana governor bobby jindal says they have to stop insulting the intelligence of voters. >> we've got to stop being the stupid party. i'm serious. it's time for a new republican party that talks like adults. it's time for us to articulate our plans for america in real terms. it's no secret we have had republicans. we must quit big. we're not the party of big business, big bailouts, big corporate loop holes or big anything. we must not be the parties that simply protects the well off so they can protect their toys. we've got to be the party who shows all americans will thrive. we've got to be the party who helps the middle-class folks. >> a contributor to "the daily beast." amy cramer is the chairwoman of the tea party express. welcome to both of you. >> thank you. >> thank you so much. >> it's so nice to have people in atlanta
of the universal right of freedom of religion and we call on iranian authorities to respect mr. abedini's human rights and release him. >>> the husband and brother of a woman missing in turkey for more than a week are on the way to istanbul to find her. the woman was traveling alone to fulfill her photography dream. she was to fly back to the u.s. on january 22 know. her passport and medical documents were found in the istanbul hotel room. friends and family created this website to help tracking her down. >>> some of hollywood's biggest names can add s.a.g. award winner to their impressive resumes. screen actors guild awards saved one of the biggest surprises for last. michelle turner joins us now it's all about "argo." >> a lot of people thousand "linco "lincoln" wod take home the best picture trophy. but ben affleck and his cast of "argo" said not so fast. actors, actors, everywhere. it was about union in every way. both lead actress winner, jennifer lawrence and anne hathaway who won supporting actors honors talked about getting their s.a.g. cards at age 14. >> it felt like the beginning of
, and if not they are imposing their religion on you. that is a backwards notion. >> the idea that women are simply reproductive units that have to be given drugs or abortion drugs, that strikes me as an insufficient moral anthropological respect for women. >> there are a few rhetorical deficiencies that loom large in the emory, but they are in -- memory, but they are in contrast to pro-life wins. to what do you attribute those gains at the state level? >> there are political developments that should embolden us. just the size of the crowd here, and the youthfulness, and if anybody like the republican party were to abandon this issue, imagine losing the energy of the people gathered here today, how disappointed they would be. we need to be realistic about what this legislation can do. it was only, 2010," was loader - lower turnout, but there was a wave election where obamacare was the central theme, and it should still be because we have not seen it yet. we are just getting the foreshadowing before the big earthquake. that brought in conservative legislators, said to bt partiers interested in a new future for f
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